What's Wrong with the Porsche Boxster?

Boxster owners have made 32 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (40%), followed by the electrical (15%) and the interior (6%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Boxster.

Comparing Boxster Generations

Watch out for the 1st generation's (1997–2004) 3.21 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Boxster 2013–2016
5 0.69
2nd Gen Boxster 2005–2012
4 0.34
1st Gen Boxster 1997–2004
23 3.21

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The Worst Boxster Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2013 (1), 2012 (1), 2014 (1), 2010 (1), 2006 (0), 2009 (0), 2007 (0), 2008 (0), 2005 (0), 2004 (0), 1998 (0), 2015 (0), and 1997 (0).